Vogue Cover - April 1959 by Richard Rutledge. Photographer Richard Rutledge captures a unique moment, depicting model Sarah Tom talking into a man's ear. She wears a blue diamond-quilted hat in this cover shot, for the April issue of Vogue magazine.
Op Art- Short for optical art, this was a style that created visual illusions through largely geometric patterns. These could be translated readily into fabric, and soon became a widespread fashion trend.
September issue of Vogue Italia is called “Multifaceted Women” and is about models putting on weird creepy masks on their faces. In Mind Control symbolism, masks represent alter personas of MK slaves – switching masks means switching alters.
Gian Paolo Barbieri for the great Emilio Pucci firing on all cylinders. Bold, inventive, playful and wholly original. Kitschy now, but like so many post-war Italian brands he helped set the tone in fashion for the next half-century.